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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed September 15, 2016

I got to Alechandro and Ivette at September 2008. We had the best time with them. On the first day Alechandro went with us all around the city and on the second Ivette took as to a tour around. The are both so nice and very smart. They knew a lot about our country and all the world without leaving...

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Haifa, Israel
Reviewed March 28, 2016

In the center of new Havana, close to the see. Very nice and friendly people trying to run a hotel in an impossible conditions of Cuba. Have to mention Armando who took us in his car to a tour of Havana. We learnt a lot and enjoy his companionship.

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Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

On mail they promise taxi in airport, they, Alechandro and Ivette look forward to my visit on mail, but no Alec and Iv, and the room only place to bed and 2 suitcases. I cant say go there anymore, sorry to say that

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Seoul
Reviewed February 10, 2016

This place is almost in the middle between Opispo street and Hamel street which are touristic place in Havana. To both place, it takes around 15~20 min by walk. To Malecon, it takes 5-10 min and to Casa de la Musica in Havana it takes 5 min. The place is quite safe place and you can find some park around...

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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed November 23, 2015

We stayed with Yvette's family for 4 nights when we arrived in Havana and again for 2 nights at the end of our holiday. Yvette and Alenjandro were on vacation during our stay and we were looked after by her mother, father and other family members. The casa itself was clean and breakfast was lovely. Yvette's family were warm and...

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Fauske, Norway
Reviewed October 10, 2015

small hotell ther you are soo welcome.. the best staff good rooms good food .. sentral in habana.. and the owners of hotel tacke care of you on best way.....soo naice people. i recomand this hotell. .

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Reviewed September 27, 2015

We stayed there with a group of 5, and we loved the hospitality from Ivette and Alejandro. The rooms were clean, the street is safe and it was very convenient. We stayed there 5 years ago, but still missing the days we had over there and we are still in touch with Ivette and Alejandro..

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Cervia Milano Marittima, Italy
Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

There is no more Alejandro nor Yivet here. There is a water pressure problem. A lady that speaks English arrive for an hour several times a week. There is no mineral water in the house. The breakfast lady is not nice. The upper rooms are not good at all. The place is clean. But the street is not for sensitive...

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Reviewed March 23, 2015

Alejandro and Ivette provided an excellent home for us to stay in while we visited Cuba. They even helped organise our stay with their own contacts, which all provided the same great service throughout Valle De Vinales and Cienfuegos! They were also very helpful when we on the last days ended up sick after a bicycle accident. Nothing but warm...

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Mo i Rana, Norway
Reviewed March 4, 2015

I stayed for a forthnight in The Orange house, whith my friends. Ivette and Alejandro made us all feel so at home and welcome. They are the best, even took care of us after we left them and traveled on.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We Rent a Colonial House in Havana Center, just 1 street of the famous Salsa Music House, and 3 street of the Malecón Havanero. We include breakfast and a City Tour to visit interesting places in the Old City ¨FREE¨. Our rooms has airconditioner, hot and cold water 24 hr, Minibar, TV, Fan, Window and Independence Entrance. The price for night is 25.00 to 35.00 CUC (depend of the seasson). We help you to plane your trip in our country. We speak English.¨We receive you like guest and we say good bye like family¨. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Purple House

Address: San Nicolas #213 apartamento 1 | between Concordia y Virtudes, Havana, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Ciudad de la Habana Province > Havana
Number of rooms: 4
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“The room is quite small.”
 of 5 bubbles wizard505, Feb 10, 2016 | Read review
“Rather choose to sleep in the orange house than in the purple one”
 of 5 bubbles Weizbauer, Jul 12, 2014 | Read review
“Check for an en-suite and a window”
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 of 5 bubbles Curleyistops, Jan 19, 2014 | Read review
“If you choose one of the inner rooms you can probably leave the air condition off, cause there's a big opening on top of the door. worked perfect for us!”
 of 5 bubbles HelgeN95, Apr 14, 2013 | Read review
“Avoid the one room without a bathroom...I think it's number 1.”
 of 5 bubbles 925mtn, Jan 6, 2013 | Read review
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